Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 376 371
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 +41
Contract jobs citing Java EE 576 567 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 1.93% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 329 449
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £625 £591 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,338 29,370 30,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.39% 32.46% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,680 20,724 21,137
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 365 360
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +6.67% +1.24%
10th Percentile £15.55 £18.85 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 333 £550 +10.00% 57
South East -44 83 £425 -17.07% 28
Midlands -6 75 £425 - 15
East Midlands +4 50 £425 - 7
North of England -32 47 £400 -11.11% 10
North West -14 29 £375 -16.67% 7
West Midlands -1 25 £450 +5.88% 8
East of England -15 21 £500 +25.00% 16
South West -34 15 £513 +19.19% 23
Yorkshire -29 14 £575 +43.75% 2
North East -5 4 £375 -1.32% 1
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 549 (95.31%) Java
2 315 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (34.03%) Spring
4 182 (31.60%) REST
5 180 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 179 (31.08%) Maven
7 166 (28.82%) XML
8 157 (27.26%) JavaScript
9 148 (25.69%) TDD
9 148 (25.69%) RESTful
10 142 (24.65%) Git (software)
10 142 (24.65%) JSON
11 140 (24.31%) Web Services
12 137 (23.78%) Security Cleared
12 137 (23.78%) DevOps
13 133 (23.09%) JMS
14 131 (22.74%) Microservices
15 130 (22.57%) Relational Database
16 128 (22.22%) Java 8
17 127 (22.05%) Tomcat
18 126 (21.88%) Unix
19 125 (21.70%) SC Cleared
20 123 (21.35%) Test Automation
20 123 (21.35%) JUnit
21 122 (21.18%) Oracle
22 120 (20.83%) Scrum
23 116 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
24 111 (19.27%) OO
25 108 (18.75%) Linux
26 104 (18.06%) SQL

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 127 (22.05%) Tomcat
2 91 (15.80%) JBoss
3 74 (12.85%) Confluence
4 64 (11.11%) WildFly
5 48 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 40 (6.94%) WebSphere
7 38 (6.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (6.42%) Apache
9 21 (3.65%) Liferay
9 21 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (2.60%) Jetty
12 10 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.74%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (1.39%) Anypoint
13 8 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (1.39%) CMS
13 8 (1.39%) IIS
13 8 (1.39%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Maximo
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.52%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 116 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (9.20%) Amazon S3
3 46 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.86%) PaaS
5 24 (4.17%) IaaS
6 14 (2.43%) npm
7 13 (2.26%) SaaS
8 10 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.39%) Boomi
9 8 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.22%) GitHub
11 6 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (1.04%) Sauce Labs
12 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.52%) Datadog
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.17%) Serverless
15 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.47%) HTTP
3 19 (3.30%) SSL
4 10 (1.74%) BIG-IP
4 10 (1.74%) Firewall
5 9 (1.56%) Internet
6 8 (1.39%) Intranet
7 6 (1.04%) NAS
7 6 (1.04%) SAN
8 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.69%) DNS
9 4 (0.69%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.52%) AMQP
11 2 (0.35%) SNMP
12 1 (0.17%) FTP
12 1 (0.17%) Network Security
12 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (22.57%) Relational Database
2 62 (10.76%) RDBMS
3 61 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 50 (8.68%) MySQL
5 45 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.47%) Big Data
6 20 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.74%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.04%) DB2
12 6 (1.04%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.87%) Endeca
13 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.87%) Redis
13 5 (0.87%) SQLite
14 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 179 (31.08%) Maven
2 142 (24.65%) Git (software)
3 123 (21.35%) JUnit
4 101 (17.53%) JIRA
5 85 (14.76%) Jenkins
6 66 (11.46%) SonarQube
7 61 (10.59%) Cucumber
7 61 (10.59%) Mockito
8 54 (9.38%) Liquibase
9 52 (9.03%) Checkstyle
9 52 (9.03%) Vagrant
10 49 (8.51%) Subversion
11 41 (7.12%) Selenium
12 39 (6.77%) Gradle
13 35 (6.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 30 (5.21%) Bitbucket
15 24 (4.17%) JMeter
16 23 (3.99%) Ant
16 23 (3.99%) SoapUI
17 21 (3.65%) Eclipse
General
1 85 (14.76%) Finance
2 63 (10.94%) Banking
3 29 (5.03%) Advertising
4 26 (4.51%) Retail
5 21 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.91%) Front Office
7 9 (1.56%) Back Office
8 6 (1.04%) Legal
9 4 (0.69%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 406 (70.49%) Developer
2 349 (60.59%) Java Developer
3 77 (13.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 67 (11.63%) Architect
5 37 (6.42%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (4.69%) Integration Developer
8 24 (4.17%) Java Architect
9 23 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (3.47%) Technical Architect
11 17 (2.95%) Software Engineer
12 16 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.60%) Angular Developer
13 15 (2.60%) UI Developer
14 14 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.26%) Tester
16 12 (2.08%) Java Engineer
16 12 (2.08%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.08%) Lead Java Developer
17 11 (1.91%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (34.03%) Spring
2 182 (31.60%) REST
3 180 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 166 (28.82%) XML
5 148 (25.69%) RESTful
6 142 (24.65%) JSON
7 140 (24.31%) Web Services
8 133 (23.09%) JMS
9 102 (17.71%) SOAP
10 97 (16.84%) HTML
11 85 (14.76%) JAX-RS
12 77 (13.37%) RabbitMQ
13 76 (13.19%) CSS
14 69 (11.98%) J2EE
15 63 (10.94%) jQuery
16 61 (10.59%) AngularJS
17 56 (9.72%) Spring Boot
18 55 (9.55%) WireMock
19 54 (9.38%) Drools
20 52 (9.03%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.72%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.34%) User Experience
4 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.26%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.91%) NHS
9 10 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.56%) Equities
10 9 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.39%) Clustering
12 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.22%) Fintech
12 7 (1.22%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.22%) PKI
13 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (21.88%) Unix
2 108 (18.75%) Linux
3 52 (9.03%) VMS
4 34 (5.90%) Windows
5 18 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.26%) Android
7 10 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.74%) Solaris
8 8 (1.39%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.69%) SUSE
9 4 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) AIX
10 3 (0.52%) HPUX
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (25.69%) TDD
3 137 (23.78%) DevOps
4 131 (22.74%) Microservices
5 123 (21.35%) Test Automation
6 120 (20.83%) Scrum
7 111 (19.27%) OO
8 98 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (14.06%) BDD
10 69 (11.98%) OOA/OOD
11 68 (11.81%) SOA
12 62 (10.76%) SDLC
13 61 (10.59%) Dependency Injection
14 58 (10.07%) Domain-Driven Design
15 56 (9.72%) Kanban
16 55 (9.55%) CQRS
17 52 (9.03%) MVC
18 48 (8.33%) Open Source
19 42 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (7.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 549 (95.31%) Java
2 157 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 128 (22.22%) Java 8
4 104 (18.06%) SQL
5 52 (9.03%) JPQL
6 33 (5.73%) Shell Script
7 31 (5.38%) Python
8 18 (3.13%) Perl
8 18 (3.13%) PHP
9 17 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.60%) C#
11 10 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.74%) C++
12 8 (1.39%) Go
12 8 (1.39%) Scala
13 7 (1.22%) C
13 7 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.04%) Groovy
14 6 (1.04%) Ruby
14 6 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 125 (21.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.60%) Degree
4 9 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.87%) HND
7 3 (0.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.52%) CCNA
7 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.52%) CISSP
7 3 (0.52%) GIAC
7 3 (0.52%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (0.52%) MCSE
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.52%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.52%) SANS
7 3 (0.52%) SSCP
7 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.30%) QA
2 12 (2.08%) PSD2
3 9 (1.56%) PMO
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (10.59%) Docker
2 9 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.04%) KVM
3 6 (1.04%) LXC
4 5 (0.87%) vCloud
5 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (7.64%) Ansible
2 41 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (6.25%) Puppet
4 16 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.91%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 9 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (1.56%) Terraform
7 8 (1.39%) Mesos
8 7 (1.22%) Kibana
9 6 (1.04%) logstash
10 4 (0.69%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.69%) Salt
11 3 (0.52%) Consul
11 3 (0.52%) Control-M
11 3 (0.52%) Nagios
12 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 122 (21.18%) Oracle
2 52 (9.03%) IBM
3 24 (4.17%) Sybase
4 23 (3.99%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.13%) MuleSoft
6 16 (2.78%) VMware
7 15 (2.60%) Google
8 12 (2.08%) SAP
9 11 (1.91%) Splunk
10 10 (1.74%) F5
10 10 (1.74%) Microsoft
11 9 (1.56%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.56%) webMethods
12 8 (1.39%) Adobe
12 8 (1.39%) Apigee
12 8 (1.39%) Dell
12 8 (1.39%) Informatica
12 8 (1.39%) Software AG
13 6 (1.04%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.04%) Xerox